Mephenytoin

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  • Other
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy, Post-traumatic
  • Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe
  • Epilepsy, Tonic-clonic

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Uses of Mephenytoin

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Mephenytoin is used in the treatment of:

  • Epilepsy, Post-Traumatic
  • Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe
  • Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Mephenytoin Brand Names

Mephenytoin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Mephenytoin Drug Class

Mephenytoin is part of the drug class:

Mephenytoin Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • CYCLOSPORINE/MEPHENYTOIN
  • ENZALUTAMIDE/MEPHENYTOIN
  • EVEROLIMUS/MEPHENYTOIN
  • FELBAMATE/MEPHENYTOIN
  • FLUOROURACIL/MEPHENYTOIN
  • FLUOXETINE/MEPHENYTOIN
  • FLUVOXAMINE MALEATE/MEPHENYTOIN
  • ITRACONAZOLE/MEPHENYTOIN
  • LEVONORGESTREL/MEPHENYTOIN
  • MEPHENYTOIN/NORGESTREL
  • MEPHENYTOIN/SIROLIMUS
  • MEPHENYTOIN/TACROLIMUS
  • MEPHENYTOIN/TEMSIROLIMUS
  • MEPHENYTOIN/TRIMETHOPRIM
  • MEPHENYTOIN/VORICONAZOLE

This is not a complete list of Mephenytoindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Mephenytoin Dosage

Take mephenytoin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Mephenytoin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Mephenytoin is available in the following doses:

  • Mephenytoin 100 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Mephenytoin is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet